Guide To Games

9.27.17

'Sonic Adventure' Was Lovably Weird

Sonic's Dreamcast debut was rough around the edges, but it had ambition to spare.

9.21.17
9.11.17

'Alien: Isolation' Is a Modern Horror Classic

In space, no one can hear you panic.

8.30.17

'Captain Toad' is a Brilliant, Subversive 'Mario 64' Sequel

'Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker' is a subversive platformer with a twist: there's no jump button.

8.23.17

'Wind Waker' is the Happiest and Most Hopeful Zelda Adventure

With its colorful visuals and swashbuckling exploration, 'Wind Waker' is still a joy to play.

8.9.17

'Prey' Puts Personal Drama into Classic Sci-Fi Horror

Arkane Studios' recent immersive sim is set in a thrilling, terrifying, corporate dystopia.

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8.1.17

One of Sega's Weirdest Games, 'Crazy Taxi,' Still Holds Up

Sega's late 90s arcade driving game is still worth all the quarters.

7.28.17

'Murdered: Soul Suspect' Is the Most Underrated Ghost Detective Game Ever

'Murdered: Soul Suspect' is a delightfully pulpy genre exercise.

7.14.17

Inside ‘Snatcher’, Hideo Kojima’s Cyberpunk Masterpiece

Of all the adventures of its ilk, of its era, it’s the one that stands up as a classic today.

7.7.17

The Invincible Hero of ‘Monkey Island’ Was an Adventure Game Masterstroke

Lucasfilm Games revolutionised a genre by making Guybrush Threepwood an inept, but unbeatable, pirate wannabe.

6.28.17

‘Bayonetta 2’ Is PlatinumGames’ Greatest All-Action Game Yet

But given its Wii U exclusivity, too many people have never had the chance to play it.

6.21.17

'Remember Me' Is Where the 'Life Is Strange' Devs First Tested Time Travel

Dontnod Entertainment was remixing the recent past well before Max’s Arcadia Bay adventure.

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